Battery Storage’s explosive growth

Posted on February 22nd, 2018

A new report published earlier this month has claimed that over 9GWh of batter energy storage could be added to the UK’s grid system over the next five years. The report “UK Battery Storage: Opportunities & Market Entry Strategies for … Continue reading

Wind energy continues to break records in 2018

Posted on January 29th, 2018

2018 is already a good year for electricity generation via wind power with total output reaching 10 gigawatts for the first time last week with it continuing to climb before peaking at 13.5 gigawatts. This meant that 29% of the … Continue reading

The UK’s greenest year

Posted on January 12th, 2018

2017 has been predicted to be the greenest ever for the UK with thirteen new record set through the course of the last twelve months. These include the first full day without the need of coal power since the Industrial … Continue reading

A New Smart Grid

Posted on December 8th, 2017

Traditionally the UK’s electricity network has been a one way supply with a number of large power stations generating electricity and supplying it to the grid. The rise of renewable energy generation from more numerous small scale installations plus a … Continue reading

Scotland’s innovative renewable projects

Posted on November 24th, 2017

Scotland is on track to meet its target of 100% of electricity generation from renewable sources by 2020. Since the turn of the century we have gone from producing 10% of electricity from renewables to 60%. We hit our emissions … Continue reading

The Balancing Act

Posted on November 17th, 2017

A new study from battery developers Eaton in partnership with the Renewable Energy Association (REA) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that the cost of generating energy from wind and solar in the UK is expected to halve by 2040 … Continue reading

A Perfect Match

Posted on November 10th, 2017

Wind power was the toast of Scotland again in October as over the course of the month turbines throughout the country produced enough electricity for almost double the amount of homes. 1.7million megawatt hours of electricity were generated by Scottish … Continue reading